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British scientists claim to be working on a project to produce an oil substitute, using photosynthesis.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 19, 2012, 13:54
Photosynthesis, one of the most powerful biological processes on earth, permits plants to convert solar energy into food and fuel, but with only one percent efficiency.
Last Updated: Friday, September 30, 2011, 12:41
Scientists have estimated that the global rate of photosynthesis - the chemical process governing how ocean and land plants absorb and release carbon dioxide - is occurring 25 percent faster than earlier thought.
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Scientists are trying to learn lessons from one of nature’s finest miracles, photosynthesis, to harvest energy from the Sun.
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An international team of scientists has taken a significant step closer to unlocking the secrets of photosynthesis, and possibly to cleaner fuels.
Last Updated: Friday, November 06, 2009, 13:19
Scientists are making progress toward development of an ‘artificial leaf’ that mimics the process of photosynthesis, and converts sunlight and water into a liquid fuel such as methanol for cars and trucks.
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